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Z score

n. Statistics
A measure of the distance in units of standard deviations of a particular value in a distribution or a set of data from the mean of that distribution or set of data.
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They found that shorter sleep duration, measured in hours, was associated with a higher BMI z-score (body mass index adjusted for age and sex).
Name, father's name, gender, weight, height, status of height, and weight on Z-score charts, and marks obtained in the test were recorded.
Boston and New York centers [1],[2] emphasized the Z-score of right heart structures, but Toronto and Madrid centers focused on ratios between the right heart structures and counterparts in the left heart.
The (Z-score)j represents Z-score of jth district, xi shows to the mean value of ith variable, si is the standard deviation of ith variable whereas xij indicates the value of ith variable in jth district.
Severe acute malnutrition (weight-for-height Z-score < -3 standard deviations (SD), MUAC < 11.
Patients were diagnosed with ISS when their height (Ht) Z-score was < -2 standard deviation score (SDS), and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) and IGF-binding protein 3 (IGF-BP3) were within the normal age and gender-matched range, plus one or more of the following criteria:
Second, borrowers with interest-decreasing PPCs will perform better in the long run as measured by return on assets (ROA) and Altman's Z-score than borrowers with interest-increasing PPCs.
Early rapid growth during the first months of life has been associated with later obesity (Monteiro and Victora 2005); therefore, we also evaluated early rapid growth, defined as a z-score >0.
The primary objective of this study was to examine whether parent report of difficulty buying food, a potential marker of food insecurity, was associated with body mass index (BMI) z-score in children aged 1-5 years of age.
Altman's classic multivariate insolvency prediction Z-score model used working capital/total assets, retained earnings/total assets, earnings before interest and taxes/total assets, sales/total assets and market value of equity/ book value of total debt ratios for publicly traded manufacturing firms.